Çayan Demirel and Ertuğrul Mavioğlu | Status: On Trial | Turkey

Award-winning filmmaker Çayan Demirel and veteran journalist Ertuğrul Mavioğlu, the two Turkish directors of the documentary Bakur (which means north in Kurdish), are facing up to 5 years in… More

Joint Statement on the Cumhuriyet Trial

The verdict in the Cumhuriyet trial is a further severe blow to free expression in Turkey. Without freedom of the press to report on the government there is no… More